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Dec 18, 2012 2:00am EST
because the constitution upholds the right to bear arms? well, we have easy access to semiautomatic weapons in this country, semiautomatic rifles. is it a good society that does this, allows it? a country where anyone can get ahold of a rifle that can kill 26 people in ten minutes. is this a good society? is it really a free society when you can't be sure your kids are safe sitting at their school desks? i ask the questions knowing the only way we can end this is with the votes of politicians from deer hunting country, not from the big cities. will they be there? will politicians who fear the gun lobby bear up under the strain of attack against any measure, no matter how small, to curb the power of the gun owners? the question tonight, what should and, most importantly, can be done to stop this kind of gun violence? and if nothing will work, say it. go ahead, say nothing can be done. i want to hear an american elected official tonight or any night say what happened on friday in newtown, connecticut, is just part of living in the free society of america. chuck todd is nbc's chief whi
Dec 19, 2012 9:00pm PST
gun laws. semiautomatic weapons, the kinds of things that make killing industrial strength. there will always be these incidences, as tom ridge just said, but you don't have to have industrial strength killing. i'll tell you, there is cause and effect. there is other countries which have faced similar such massacres and they've taken procedures and it's worked. our country, england, and scotland, you know, in 1996, dunblane, children the same age as sandy hook, 16, 6 and 7-year-olds. >> handgun ban and it was incredibly effective. australia the same thing. the precedent is there. it can be done, if you have the will of the politicians. the difference in america right now with respect to the mayor here is not enough people are prepared to come and talk about it it. >> this may be the moment. >> it has to be the moment. we'll come to you gentlemen after the break. we asked you to come on the show tonight. they dnd respond. we asked the nra, promising meanful contributions to ensure this never happens again. stay right there. i want to bring in a man who says more guns equals
Dec 22, 2012 12:00am PST
and other gun rights lobbyists would have us believe thee are single-shot semiautomatic relatively -- relatively harmless kind of hunting rifles, but that footage, which by the way, there are numerous examples on the internet, show you what they really are when they're in the wrong hands. >> not only that. as we saw in the news conference by wayne lapierre today. they don't think banning any sorts of guns are the problem. they think there are monsters out there, as he said, but it's okay for the monsters to buy weapons as long as the good guys have weapons, too. that's the solution to their problem. so however many bullets you can fire at once, machine gun, submachine gun. that's all fine as long as the good guys have guns, we're saying. >> the more guns america has, the more gun murders occur. in japan where they have almost zero guns, they have almost zero gun murders. and the parallels are there all around the world. i don't get why the nra can get away with statements like this, and there isn't just a huge outcry. >> we'll see. i think things have changed somewhat. they remain
Dec 17, 2012 11:00pm PST
, the cowboy attitude, but why is it legal to own a gun? anybody can buy one, a semiautomatic, call it what you want. the bottom line is you can pull the trigger and the bullets keep pumping out. any imbecile can do it. society decided that was considered carrying a musket. that was just like a guy that took ten minutes to load up a musket. part of a militia. so a bunch of guys together could defend their community. that's been transformed to anybody can own a fricking bazooka and walk around. >> it has become tied up with this idea of land of the free. that we have the right to do these things. now, i would say, you mention in the ammunition used in this shooting was one of these high round ammunitions. from 19 -- >> and also explosive bullets. >> from 1994 to 2004, those sorts -- anything that carried more than ten rounds was banned under the assault weapons act. the question is what does a comprehensive plan look like? chuck is right, the president -- you can't give a speech like that and then just say, okay, fiscal cliff or just move -- he has to do something. the question is does he do som
Dec 19, 2012 11:35pm PST
've had a position on renewing the ban on semiautomatic rivals, but you didn't do much about it. this is not the first incident of horrific gun violence of your four years. where have you been? >> here's where i've been, jake. i've been president of the united states dealing with the worst economic crisis since the great depression, an auto industry on the verge of collapse, two wars. i don't think i've been on vacation. i think all of us have to do some reflection on how we prioritize what we do here in washington. >> reporter: it is precisely that reflection, his aides say, that brought him to the reagan press room. reagan severely wounded in an act of gun violence more than 30 years ago. today the president said his administration would look at the mental health, education, cultural and gun control aspects of this tragedy. to head the effort, he appointed vice president biden, an author of the 1994 crime bill which contained a ban on some semiautomatic rifles. the biden team, which will include the four relevant cabinet secretaries, will report to the president by next month,
Dec 16, 2012 7:00am PST
was a semi-automatic rifle that was found at the scene and every victim he examined, which were seven victims, had been hit more than once. one case 1 1 ti1 times. he penetrated the school building by literally shooting his way into the entrance with an assault weapon. wolf? >> soledad, the day before a gunman massacred 20 school children in their classrooms all ages 6 or 7, first graders right here in connecticut. lawmakers in michigan passed a bill that would allow people to carry concealed weapons in schools, despite the objecs of the school state boards. in illinois they struck down a ban on carrying concealed weapons. in florida, officials announced they would soon issue their millionth concealed weapon and firearm license. as the country absorbs another mass shooting, president obama used his weekly saturday address to repeat his call for change. >> any of these neighborhoods could be our own. so we have to come together and we're going to have to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this from happening, regardless of politics. >> but that will be a tough sell for some
Dec 15, 2012 4:00am PST
master. this is a semiautomatic gun. we've got photographs of the type of weapon it is. we understand from our sources that these guns were all registered belonged to his mother, his mother who was also killed. now, the mother's body was found in the house where a family home here in this area. we don't know much more about -- about adam lanza. we do know that his brother ryan who was a bit older, 24 years old, he was taken in to custody for questioning. he is not being called a suspect, but he was in hoboken, new jersey, when they brought him in for questioning. that's where he lives to try to find out what if anything he knew about this. what he could tell them about his brother. what information they -- he can give about his background. and police also questioned their father. he still lives in this area. he is divorced from his wife who was one of the victims here, and he has remarried. so he too is being questioned by police to try to shed some light on adam lanza and why this tragedy happened. >> thanks for that. a lot of questions are forming around the shooter's mother nancy l
Dec 12, 2012 9:00pm PST
with christmas shoppers. this is the type of gun police say he used. an ar-15 semiautomatic rifle. america with more gun stores than grocery stores. tonight, eyewitnesses tell me what they saw when they started. i talk a gun advocate who says there should have been more guns in that mall. and the mother of the aurora, colorado, victims, who thinks the opposite. and talks about guns, north korea's nuclear threat. and the man at both sides of the gun debate, mark kelly. >> president obama hasn't really addressed the gun issue at all. >> this is piers morgan tonight. good evening. our big story tonight, america armed. a day after another gun outrage, a young 22-year-old shoots up a mall of christmas shoppers in oregon. here's the statistics. there's more than 129,000 federally licensed firearms dealers in this country. that's according to the bureau of alcohol and tobacco. there's 16,000 grocery stores and 14,000 mcdonald's restaurants. far more places to buy guns in america than groceries or burgers. 47,856 people murdered by firearms between 2006 and 2010. two more murdered in clackamas cen
Dec 19, 2012 6:00pm PST
case. >> what does an assault gun do for recreation, hunting. >> it is a semiautomatic gun that looks like a military weapon. most guns owned by americans are semiautomatic. >> it is like a hunting rifle that on the outside looks like a military weapon. but look. >> how many bullets can et fire in a second. >> i'm answering your first question. >> no wait. you will not downgrade what these weapons do. >> you wouldn't let me finish before. >> how many bullets does it fire a second? >> the point -- sir, you have to let me finish. >> do you want to anner? >> i'm going to answer your first question and then i'll answer the second question. the reason why you have a semiautomatic weapon. if i have to manually load it. i have two criminals coming at me. i have to load the first bullet and then i have to load the second. what happens if i fire a shot and i miss? >> whhow many bullets dous s doe in a second. >> the place can't be there all the time. the police can't be there all the time. >> are you go ing to answer my question. >> you how many bullets can it fire in a second. >> i think your
Dec 25, 2012 2:00am PST
state police say adam lanza used several clips on a semi-automatic rifle to shoot the 26 victims at sandy hook elementary. >> these mass killings have to stop and we have to do everything we can. it will include looking at how many bullets do you need in a magazine in a semi-automatic weapon. >> on "meet the press," david gregory asked the nra's chief spokesman, why not bring back the ten-year ban that expired in 2004. >> i don't believe that's going to make one difference. there are so many different ways to evade that. you had that for ten years when goin feinstein passed that in '94. columbine occurred right in the middle of it. it didn't make any difference. >> the prospect of a ban on macks or assault weapons had people in atlanta standing in line for more than an hour at a gun show. customers at this shooting ranging in arizona say those weapons are widely used by sports cnn guys that shoot clays, guys that shoot trophy animals, a lot of them are done with semi-automatics. >> a group representing mothers says it will fight hard for a ban. >> 80 million moms are not going to
Dec 14, 2012 2:00pm PST
with the profile thing here. mass shooter using semiautomatic weapons apparently, the kind of weapons you can shoot, shoot, shoot. apparently shot himself. >> that's what chris just told us. and, again, we see these things repeat, repeat, repeat. chris, as you know, we have about 20 mass shootings in the united states every year. as horrific as this is, we also see somewhat of a copycat. remember we had virginia tech, cho, the shooter in april 2011. two semiautomatic pistols that he used. the shooting that took place in aurora, colorado, in a movie theater, individual dressed in all black clothing. the shooting that took place earlier this week in portland, oregon, shooter dressed in all block with a semiautomatic weapon. today we're told the shooter, one more time, dressed in black, maybe with a load bearing vest that would allow him to carry more magazines. part of what we have to get into is do these guys see themselves as some type of commando or something? what commando goes after kids? goes after little kids? and as -- >> does that lend some kind of moral authority to the horrific actions, th
Dec 21, 2012 2:00am PST
and recognizes the fact that we have reached the tipping point in this country when it comes to semi-automatic assault rifles and clips that are able to facilitate mass murder by allowing one person who shouldn't have a gun to many many times very quickly without having to reload. it is has just reached a point where these mass tragedies have accelerated. they've become worse and yet you have got to deal with the problem at a moment when people are ready to hear you. >> eliot: that's exactly right which is why acting now acting with speed is critically important. director of mayors against illegal guns, mark glaze, thank you for your diligent work. >> thank you. >> eliot: there is a lot we don't know about gun violence. we c >>now let's get some real news. (vo) first, news and analysis with a washington perspective from an emmy winning insider. >>you couldn't say it any more powerfully than that. >> current tv, on the roll. (vo)followed by humor and politics with a west coast edge. >>ah, thank you. >>it really is incredible. (vo)bill press and st
Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm PST
to be definitive. and it's going to ban by name at least 100 military-style semiautomatic assault weapons. and it's going to ban big clips, drums or strips of more than ten bullets. and it's this particular category of weapon which the bushmaster is. it's a killer weapon. you can fire it very quickly. it has very little recoil, very little kick, and it's very high velocity. and it doesn't belong on the streets of our city. and it doesn't belong in a place where a 20-year-old like this particular 20-year-old could get ahold of it and go in and do what he did. and this makes me very angry. >> what do you say to those who say i have my second amendment rights. i'm entitled to bear arms. you are not entitled to take away that right by removing these kind of weapons from the streets and from the stores. >> there is no second amendment right to bear every type of weapon that you know of. these are a certain class of weapons. they are designed to kill large numbers of people in close combat. i don't believe the second amendment covers them. the second amendment was written a long time before these -- th
Dec 15, 2012 10:00pm PST
two classrooms with semiautomatic assault rifles. bob orr on how it went down. >> reporter: it was a massacre and most of the victims were first graders. autopsies on the bodies of the children revealed that many, if not all, had been shot multiple times. wayne carver is the chief medical examiner for connecticut. >> i only did seven of the autopsies. the victims i had ranged from 3 to 11 wounds a piece and i only saw two of them with close range shooting. >> reporter: investigators believe most of the bullets came from a bushmaster .223 assault rifle. it was one of four guns adam lanza took from the home he shared with his mother. sources say he left one gun in his car and forced his way into the school carrying the assault rifle in his hands and two semiautomatic pistols in the cargo pants he was wearing. inside the school he zeroed in on two classrooms killing 20 children and 6 adults. one of them was the school's principal who tried to stop the shooting. the spree ended when lanza shot himself with one of the handguns. police have yet to find any journal or detailed not
Dec 23, 2012 10:00pm PST
to consider the assault weapons banned. on sales of the semiautomatic rifles. many firearm enthusiasts fear that the new laws are here and voting with their pocketbooks. at a denver gun show this weekend, ammunition for the semiautomatic rifle, the style of weapon used in the newtown attack. sold out within an hour. >> we're worried that we won't be able to keep our guns for our safety. we're not doing anything wrong. >> and it isn't clear yet whether the nation's second worse school shooting actually drives washington to change any gun laws. but a review by cbs5 news indicates schools in at least a dozen states are looking at the nra call to add the armed officers or allow teachers to carry weapons. cbs news, washington. >>> president obama, another dignitary saying good-bye to the late senator inouye tonight. the 19-gun salute was fired as inouye's coffin arrived over the pacific. the site served as the final resting place to thousands of world war ii veterans. the 88-year-old inouye died of respiratory complications on monday. >>> still ahead the race is on to get those last-minute chris
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
the story now. a 20-year-old loner armed with semiautomatic pistols, a semiautomatic rifle, walked into a connecticut elementary school, kills 26 children and then himself. prior to that, he fired four bullets into his mother's head. the president has appointed vice president biden to come up with a task force to look of the issues. the president says that he promises real reforms now, but what are the odds on that? >> realistically, we can see a ban on assault weapons. whether that will address the problem, i do not think so. the problem is beyond the assault weapons. charles pointed out, in the post, there are some weapons out there now. there are thousands out there already in the community. >> and sales have gone up since this. >> that is all true but certainly we could do something about the size of these clips. having said that, we need to do something about our mental health system in this country. it is completely fallen apart. after the shootings at virginia tech, in the state of virginia, that appropriated $43 million more for mental health services. the next year, they c
Dec 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
sprayed two classrooms at sandy hook elementary school with relentless fire from a semiautomatic assault rifle. it was a massacre, and most of the victims were first graders. autopsies on the bodies of the children revealed that many, if not all, had been shot multiple times. wayne carver is the chief medical examiner for connecticut. >> i only did seven of the autopsies. the victims i had ranged from 3 to 11 wounds apiece and i only saw two of them with close-range shooting. >> reporter: investigators believe most of the bullets came from a bushmaster 223 assault rifle. it was one of four guns adam lanza took from the home he shared with his mother after he shot and killed her. sources say he left one gun in his car and then forced his way into the school, carrying the assault rifle in his hands and two semiautomatic pistols in the dark military-style cargo pants he was wearing. inside the school, he zeroed in on two classrooms, killing the 20 children and six adults. one of them was the school's principal, who sources say tried to stop the shooting by lunging at the gunman. the spree e
Dec 19, 2012 11:00pm PST
with concrete proposals by january. >>> not all guns are created equal. there are automatics, semiautomatics, and the list goes on. the cbs 5 reporter phil shows us the difference. >> reporter: one visit to oakland police department's evidence room will give you a pretty good idea of how many guns really are out on america's streets. and often, the difference between a legal and an illegal gun comes down to how many bullets it can fire and how quickly. >> this is an assault rifle. >> reporter: it started off as a legal semiautomatic. which means... >> you have to depress the trigger each time you want it to fire. with a fully automatic weapon, you can just hold the trigger back, and it automatically fires. >> reporter: and then there's the side of the bullet clip. >> in the state of california, you can't have more than ten rounds. >> the capacity of the magazines dictates if it now becomes illegal. this is a high-capacity magazine. this carries 30 rounds of ammunition. this can be inserted into this weapon and now it becomes an illegal weapon. >> reporter: just the talk of possible new gun c
Dec 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
semiautomatic handguns and began firing. police don't know if it was the gunman's final destination. they say he had an assault rifle in the trunk of his car. students were told to keep their eyes closed. the children were reunited with their parents at a nearby fire house. some parents heard the worst. >> 20 parents were told their children were dead . it was awful. >> reporter: president obama addressed the nation who was in shock. >> our hearts are broken today for the families of these young children and for the families of the adults that were lost. >> reporter: police questioned the gunman's brother, ryan lanza, who lives in new jersey, but so far there's no word of a motive. in sandy hook there's no end to the sorrow. >> they held a vigil earlier this evening at a local church and counselors were in the area throughout the day. many people feel this town will never be the same again. >> here's what else we've learned. adam lanza was carrying two semiautomatic hand guns, a sig sauer and a glock handgun. all three guns were bought legally and registered to his mother. authorities also recov
Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
to introducing some gun legislation regarding accessibility of semiautomatic weapons, school safe the, and the amount of rounds in a clip. >> we have saved some lives with these measures, by some measures, bus loads of lives from those we have spared from a violent death but clearly there's more than -- that we can do. >> there are currently 45 different types of assault weapons legal in our state. >> talk of renewing an assault rifle ban has fuel third degree sale of such weapons. we wentto the owner of pass dean that pawn and guns and he said the company that produces bushmast master guns like the ones used friday have put people on notice that they're out of stock. >> there are four wholesalers around the country, everything is sold out. >> according to state police, firearm applications that topped 5,000 in october will climb to more than 8 thousand this month ask. and applications will jump by more than 15,000 for the year. dick's sporting goods is pulling certain kinds of semiautomatic weapons from stores nationwide and su spendsing all gun sales in the stores closest to ne
Dec 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
into has a security guard with a semiautomatic weapon. ultimately, the solution for this country is not for us to become one big armed camp. the solution is to make sure that these weapons don't exist in the first place. the assault weapons ban had been in place, anderson, i fundamentally believe, i know a lot of parents in newtown believe, there would be kids getting their christmas presents this christmas. because in ten minutes, with those 30-clip -- 30-round clips, this guy was able to destroy 27 lives in just under ten minutes. that shouldn't be allowed. and i think there are a lot of nra members who agree. i think wayne lapierre today is out of step with america, out of step with newtown, but i think he's out of step with a lot of his members and i hope the whole world saw that. >> he also mentioned a mental health database. that doesn't get around the loophole that gun show sales have because they often can do without background checks. >> one of the most absurd parts of his statement today is his insistence that we have a registry for people who mental illness. at the sam
Dec 23, 2012 9:00pm EST
in the gun massacres like aurora and others but even those are just committed with semiautomatic pistols and a large capacity of magazines which was part of the assault weapons ban. >> host: a lot of people probably don't understand the difference to the semi-automatic, the fully automatic and the single shot pistol. >> guest: they pulled the trigger in as much time it fires a bullet and when it comes into the chamber and you are ready to fire again the same with a semi-automatic pistol and a semi-automatic assault weapon the to to squeeze the trigger each time and squeeze fast. we can squeeze past. host with a fully automatic you just told a backend with this you have to twist. >> guest: if you have a magazine, 100 rounds shooting in the aurora massacre in the movie theater that man episode you get a lot although his magazine jammed, so he couldn't get off of the 100 rounds. coast collect the tucson shooter with gabbie giffords keogh kosoff in 15 seconds. >> guest: then he was -- >> host: he went to reload. >> guest: so i'm -- >> host: so we had an assault weapon ban and ten years later
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Dec 19, 2012 1:00am PST
. >> bill: as we predicted, semiautomatic weapons are now under fire. pardon the pun. will congress ban them? charles krauthammer and i will discuss it. >> he is not a gun runner and you know. he should be released immediately. >> bill: with seven days until christmas, will the mexican government release marine corporal jon hammer from prison? this is a terrible miscarriage of justice. and president obama should get involved. we'll have the latest from the corporal's parents. >> i know what you're thinking. did he fire six shots or only five? ask yourself one question, do i feel lucky? >> bill: do you recall tradition violent movies and video games incite psychopaths to commit crimes. quentin terrentino and jamie fox are under pressure. we'll tell you what's going on. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. "the factor" begins right now. >> bill: hi. i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight's. the truth about guns, murder and children in the usa. that is a subject of this evening's talking points memo. emotions running high after 20 children were murdered in newtown, conne
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Dec 18, 2012 1:00am PST
safety measures. do we need semiautomatic rifles to be easily available? that's a worthy debate. and there are strong points on each side. clearly we the people, have to take a tough look at our violent society and find some effective solutions without violating constitutional rights. a very difficult situation, but we have to try. that's a memo. now for the top story, reaction. joinings from phoenix, alan gottlieb, founder of the second amendment foundation, national rifle association, would not provide, would not provide a spokesperson this evening. so do you have any give at all? is there any area that you would compromise as far as new laws making it more difficult to obtain certain weapons? >> first, bill, let me say i thought your talk points were really excellent. >> thank you. >> if you take a look affidavit the data here, we banned assault rifles one time in 1994. if you look at the national institute of justice's study on that ban that was done in 1999, as well as the university study at the university of california berkeley, hardly a basstive pro-gun rights thought, i
Dec 18, 2012 6:00am PST
of semi-automatic rifles off its shelves nationwide. dick's sporting goods making the move out of respect for the families. not clear exactly which rifles will be pulled or how long they will be unavailable. investigators in connecticut looking into whether suspect lanza tried to purchase a gun from a dick's store in danbury, connecticut. >>> the company that under wrote facebook's troubled public stock offering will pay five million dollars to massachusetts. morgan stanley accused disclosing fall in revenue to certain analysts not the public facebook stock plunged after the news became public massachusetts sued because the drop forced state officials to revise expected revenue estimates. >>> one of those bundle up mornings out there. >> it is. [ unintelligible ] >>> one more cold morning before we get to the rain. the rain will bring warmer weather. we may see snow out of the next system? probably not the sierra they will get a nice dumping, if you wait until thursday it may be too late and you may have one of those eight or nine hour trips to the high country. looking down from mount ta
Dec 19, 2012 5:30pm PST
crime bill, which contained a ban on some semiautomatic rifles. the team will report back by next month, the president said. the president hopes to capitalize from this national moment, when eve some pro-gun rights democrats are calling for change. today, he demanded congress take real action right now. ban the sale of high capacity ammunition clips. close the so-called gun show loophole that does not require background checks in many private sales. and ban the sale of what he called military-style assault weapons. >> if we're going to change things, it's going to take a wave of americans, mothers and fathers, daughters and sons, pastors, law enforcement, mental health professionals and yes, gun owners, standing up and saying, "enough," on behalf of our kids. >> reporter: the white house vaguely defines military-style assault weapons as those that can fire hundreds of rounds in minutes. for perspective, this is an m-16 automatic rifle. it's generally illegal to the public. it can fire continuously. with one pull of the trigger, the bullets come nonstop. 30 rounds in two seconds. this gu
Dec 23, 2012 8:30am PST
on semiautomatic weapons that are used for perfectly legitimate purposes. these aren't military weapons. if we equipped our army with the ar-15 we'd be beaten by every third world-- you know, every third world dictatorship in the country. military weapons fully automatic weapons and that's illegal. you don't get those. that's not what we're talking about. the impression often is, bob, that is what we're talking about, but it isn't. we're talking about sporting arms-- you know the ar-15 is the highest selling-- >> schieffer: how many rounds can these weapons discharge, say, in five seconds? >> well, they fire when you put trigger. >> schieffer: sure and they keep firing. >> just as your shotgun-- not your shotgun bout most shotguns do. >> they don't keep firing. that's a fully automatic weapon. these are not fully automatic weapons. >> schieffer: but these are dangerous. even justice scalia in the opinion that said everybody has a right to own a gun said that there should be no doubt that this should not interfere with putting limits on what he called unusual weapons. >> any constitutional righ
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
-line for delays in shipping the orders. the ar-15 is the nation's most popular semiautomatic rifle, similar to the weapon used in the newtown shootings. in washington, meanwhile, the gun control debate ramped up. on "face the nation" bob schieffer spoke with national rifle association president david keane, the first time the toup has spoken since making a statement on friday. >> scheiffer: when you came on television at this news conference friday you seemed to blame the mentally ill. you seemed to blame hollywood. you seemed to blame the media, the video game manufacturers. you did not seem to think that your policies have had anything at all to do with this. o> well, we don't think they eave. >> scheiffer: you see no responsibility. >> you know, we're living in a country, a free country which ntryle have a right to exercise their second amendment rights. we're living in a country where in the last few decades as gun ownership has increased, violent crime has fallen. thoughe have, though, in this ,ountry are, and in any country, f percentage of people who are, frankly, either evil or craz
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
a more comprehensive gun ban. >> what's after that, semiautomatic handguns. >> reporter: the chief firearms instructor, he says despite the tragedy at sandy hook elementary, he remains adamantly opposed to an assault weapons ban. >> i disagree with that. >> reporter: saying law-abiding americans should be allowed to carry virtually any gun they please. >> why do we have to limit or restrict the sale of so-called assault rifle or semiautomatic rifles. >> reporter: today's debate on the streets of falls church was also heard in the washington studios of the major television networks. >> i'll look at all the proposals. >> reporter: where virginia senator mark western, a resent -- >> simply saying existing gun laws are enough, the status quo is acceptable just didn't pass my gut check as a father. >> reporter: while nra executive director continued to insist that the answer to school shootings is not gun control but armed police officers in every public school. >> it's the one thing that would keep people safe, and the nra is going to try to do that. >> reporter: but the nra's proposal
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